Monthly Archives: May 2012

Macaroons: trending and terrific…part deux

Macaroons. Kitchen art versus art of traditional patisserie. Ready made confections to charm. Plus…best macaroons…coast to coast. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… sweet finds for best dessert menus. Including usual indulgent offerings by gilttaste.com from Mad Mac NYC A tray … Continue reading

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Macaroons: trending and terrific!

Macaroons. A fluffy mound of coconut OR… those pretty petite pastries…a cross between a cookie and petit four. Trending now and as popular as cupcakes. French macarons can be of fabulous hues and flavors. Classic meringue “sandwiches” filled with ganache, a concept … Continue reading

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Julep…Julep…I’ll Have Another…

Mint Julep. It’s so…Derby. Though is there, too much of a good thing? I’ll Have Another…wants that Belmont go-round. So… here are other ways to celebrate Julep. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… nifty finds for natty occasions. A Belmont … Continue reading

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Breakfast Burritos as an office special

Have a take-out menu?  Or corporate menu? Try a platter of Breakfast Burritos for that morning coffee room snack. Meanwhile, promote those office specials on a Menu Shoppe LED Board. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great menus… … Continue reading

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Lobster Salad days are here

Balmy holiday weekends present excesses of all kinds. However, let the summery sizzle continue with some cool crisp lobster salad. Low calorie, seafood omega elements…and simply very festive and savory. Lobster salad as a substantial main course with seasonal veggies, or … Continue reading

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Suddenly Summer. Chill with cool chilled soups.

Suddenly Summer.   Chill with cool chilled soups. So refreshing and revitalizing. Creative variations are endless. Presentations too. Appetizer.  Small plate.  Dessert. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great menus. Chilled Soup Specials sparkle on our LED Board. … Continue reading

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Bring on the Barbecue Brisket

There’s Brisket.  And then there’s Barbecue Brisket… a gastronomic delight of another dimension. Done right.  Texas style.  Smoke’em. Or other simpler grill. Great Brisket also means great sandwiches. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great grill menus. … Continue reading

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